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Building online rapport with students

By: Jalieca L. Gadong We know what an engaged student looks like: proactive, highly motivated, participates better, and deals with difficulties more effectively. That’s why student engagement is one of the most crucial aspects of learning. Moreover, it is highly influenced by the kind of relationship that teachers have with the learners. With this in mind, educators have to do their best to craft various strategies to establish rapport with

Do you have “Zoom laryngitis”?

Online classes and meetings have brought such stress to the voices of those working from home. There’s even a new name for it: Zoom laryngitis. Teachers, despite talking in class all day all these years, are affected by it too. You may be exerting your voice more than usual, to try to make up for the distance from students. Or repeating yourself many times because of a bad connection. But

A Quick Shift to Online Teaching: Lessons Learned

Earlier in 2021, Xepto Education hosted the High-impact Online Teaching webinar, which was attended by hundreds of teachers, trainers, and academic experts in the Philippines. We invited renowned instructors and early adopters of online education to share with us their insights and learnings about the new academic environment necessitated by the global health crisis. Our goal was to have a mindshare among educators and use each other’s learnings as input,

Record Videos From Home Like a Pro

Virtual presentations have become a norm and almost everyone, if not all, has had  that on-cam exposure even just to say “Hey!” or “Thanks, guys!” in a video conference. But such isn’t the case for instructors who are, well, part of the main cast. Teachers, professors, trainers alike share similar experiences about continuous screen time, talking to silent thumbnails, awkward camera angles, and battling with howling background noises -- all

Busting Myths About Online Teaching

Earlier in 2021, Xepto Education hosted the High-impact Online Teaching webinar, which was attended by hundreds of teachers, trainers, and academic experts in the Philippines. We invited renowned instructors and early adopters of online education to share with us their insights and learnings about the new academic environment necessitated by the global health crisis. Our goal was to have a mindshare among educators and use each other’s learnings as input,